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Pre*fig"ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prefigured (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Prefiguring.] [F. pr'efigurer, or L. praefigurare, praefiguratum; prae before + figurare to figure. See Figure, and cf. Prefigurate.]

To show, suggest, or announce, by antecedent types and similitudes; to foreshadow.

"Whom all the various types prefigured."



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